Reading books before bedtime is great but…

Hearing from your daughter that she wants to be an Astronaut is beyond great, it’s awesome. I highly recommend “Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11″ by Brian Floca. It conveys, with simple poetic words and illustrations, the awe of space flight. And it is just too much fun answering, “yes, even the toothbrush floats in […]

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There are two kinds of people in the world – yes there really are

People believe either one of two things about intelligence and talent – either they are fixed traits – “it’s just the way someone is” – “God or genetics blessed or cursed them” – or they are something that is malleable and can be developed over time – with play, practice, and effort. Carol Dweck, Stanford […]

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Here’s to dreaming big and doing it

Gerard Marull Paretas, Sergi Saballs Vila, Marta¬≠ Gasull Morcillo and Jaume Puigmiquel, teenage students from IES La Bisbal in Spanish Catalonia, led by their teacher, Jordi Fanals Oriol, tie a Canon Powershot to a weather ballon and send it to the edge of space. dailymail.co.uk: Students tie ¬£56 camera to balloon and send it to […]

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